The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Sun Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Certification
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 234 -
Rank change year-on-year +32 -  
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 5 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.21% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 0
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88%  

Sun Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1097 1689 1348
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 23.00% 27.36% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 855 1278 1075
Median salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Sun Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Sun Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Sun Certification in the West Midlands

Sun Certification
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sun Certification in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Sun Certification in the West Midlands

Sun Certification
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sun Certification in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Sun Certification in the West Midlands

Sun Certification
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun Certification within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +11 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Sun Certification
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Sun Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Sun Certification.

1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Games
1 4 (66.67%) Web Design
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) Rapid Prototyping
1 4 (66.67%) User Experience
1 4 (66.67%) Wireframes
1 4 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Base SAS
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (16.67%) SAS Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Postgraduate
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE

Sun Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Base SAS
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Designer
1 4 (66.67%) UX Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) JMS
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Prototyping
1 4 (66.67%) Rapid Prototyping
1 4 (66.67%) Web Design
1 4 (66.67%) Wireframes
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Postgraduate
2 1 (16.67%) SAS Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cognos
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Sun